Eid-ul-Fitr : Veep Amissah-Arthur Asks Parties To Embark On Issue Based Campaign

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur accompanied by the Central Regional Minister Kweku Ricketts Hagan joined hundreds of Muslim community to celebrate the Ramadan at Holy Child.

The Central Regional Chief Imam, Yusif Kamatey led the prayers.

Mr. Amissah-Arthur appealed to the political parties and their supporters to embark on campaign of issues and peace.

He asked the youth not to be used by any political leader to foment trouble before, during and after the election.

The Vice President said election is not war but an opportunity for the political parties to sell their messages to the electorate. Nobody must therefore capitalised on the pending election to cause mayhem.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur emphasised the need for education. He reminded the people of their request to President Mahama for an Islamic school and assured them that the President is eagerly waiting for the land they promised to provide for the construction of the school.

On reckless driving and riding of motorbikes in town, the Vice President cautioned them to celebrate in moderation.

He said accidents from such recklessness are unnecessary as they often result in fatalities.

The Vice President was confident of a better and more well organised and successful Hajj this year over that of last year’s.

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur. The Central Regional Minister, Mr. Ricketts Hagan added his voice to calls on the youth to celebrate the occasion in moderation.
He said the Mahama government is a listening government and it is therefore determined in addressing the needs and requests of the people.

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